There are so many kinds of lip balm, stain, gloss and especially lipstick out there, so it can be hard to find just the right one. What’s the solution? Make your own, of course! It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch of lip balm or tinted gloss, etc. that’s perfectly customized to your…taste. All you need is a base of beeswax or coconut oil, a flavor, and a tint, -so on- and you’re done! Going for a classic red? A super trendy berry stain? Or staying with a silky gloss? The possibilities are pretty endless! Below are a round up of delicious DIY lip balm, stain, gloss and lipstick that are surely solutions to real lips problems you are having.

Lip Balms

1-coconut rose lip balm

1. Coconut Rose Lip Balm: The rose petals in these lip pots make for a beautiful presentation. You can also substitute in another favorite flower, herb or something from the bouquet your love gave you this Valentine’s Day. And there’s a bonus lip scrub in this post, too! (via My Baking Addiction)

6 peppermint lip balm

2. Peppermint Lip Balm: There are a lot of things to love about this peppermint-flavor tinted balm, but our favorite thing is the use of an empty Altoids tin as the container. Genius! (via Beautylish)


3. Hemp & Honey: The best part about this lip balm is the manuka honey, which actually has antibacterial properties, in addition to softening your lips! (via Garden Therapy)

4-koolaid lip balm

4. Kool-Aid Lip Balm: Yes, I know what you’re thinking, Kool-Aid in a lip balm? Yes! Not only does it give the coconut oil and beeswax a pretty hue, but that you can also have tropical punch flavor. (via Style Me Pretty)

5 sparklystrawberry

5. Sparkly Strawberry Lip Balm: How do you add sparkle to your homemade recipe? Just add a bit of edible glitter. We’d put the emphasis on a little bit. (via Torie Jayne)

6 pink tinted lip balm

6. Pink Tinted Lip Balm: This lip balm is pretty basic, it has beeswax for a little bit of natural SPF and some melted lipstick for color. But the most helpful part of this post is the idea to use a large plastic syringe to fill the pots. (via Delia Creates)

7 swirled lip balm

7. Swirled Lip Balm: If you’re giving lip balm for a gift might I suggest this swirled version. It’s a step beyond basic, making it an easy and impressive favor. (via Rustic Escentuals)

8 birthdaycake

8. Homemade Birthday Cake Lip Balm: There’s cupcake and birthday cake flavored everything. So why not make your own lip balm with the flavor? The key is the buttercream cupcake oil. Sweet. (via Rebecca’s Soap Deli News)

9 diy tinted lip balm

9. DIY Tinted Lip Balm: These tinted lip balms make your lips distractingly shiny thanks to their main ingredient: petroleum jelly. Add a dusting of loose mineral blush to get a dreamy, rose petal shade, or go all out with a bold gloss made with a chunk of vibrant lipstick. (via Live Life Beautifully)

Lip Stains

2 kool aid lip stain

10. The Kool Aid Lip Stain: Hear’s another Kool Aid DIY. If you happen to lose or ran out of lipstick somewhere, let this Kool Aid Lip Stain help you. Sure it sounds wacky, but it totally works! Who knew lipstain could be so epically nostalgic? (via The Beauty Department)

11 beet lip and cheek stain

11. Beet Lip and Cheek Stain: Can’t find beet powder? Use the real deal with honey and olive oil to make this totally covetable stain. I mean, look at that color! Taylor Swift eat your heart out 😉 (via Treasures and Travels)

Lip Gloss

4 diy red hot lip gloss

12. DIY Red Hot Lip Gloss: Plump up the jams with this lip gloss recipe that pairs a chunk of your fave shade of lipstick with cinnamon extract, which naturally plumps your lips (you can tell it’s working if they’re tingling). (via Henry Happened)


12. DIY Lip Gloss: Each of these balms uses the same basic recipe. But this post has a great guide to different flavors and colors you can mix in. It’s basically a toolkit for creating your own recipes. (via girl. Inspired)

13 pumpkin spice lip gloss

13. Pumpkin Spice Lip Gloss: This lipgloss recipe will snap you out of the mindset that pumpkin is only a seasonal flavor. This yummy, rust-colored gloss brings a sprinkle of leftover pumpkin pie spice mix to the party. (via Henry Happened)


5 dark red diy lipstick


14. Dark Red DIY Lipstick: Get Jennifer Lawrence’s incredible Golden Globes look on the cheap with this dark DIY lipstick that uses beetroot powder to achieve its dramatic hue. (via Gingerly Made)

3 diy crayon lipstick


15. DIY Crayon Lipstick: Here’s a DIY to unleash your inner childhood artsy memories. Ever want to test out a dark, Lorde-inspired lip or try a crazy neon pout, Ke$ha-style? Rather than shovel out skrilla for something so costume-y, try making eye-catching colored lipsticks out of crayons. Yeah, you read that right! Melt ‘em with oil, shea butter, and the ever optional glitter for a beauty experiment like no other. (via Beautylish)

16 diy pigment lipstick or cream blush with pigment

16. DIY Lipstick or Cream Blush With Pigments: If your goal is to create a color that is bold and long lasting, then investing in pigments is the way to go. As you can see, this blogger has the recipe down to a tee, so follow it exactly for the best and brightest results. (via Adjusting Beauty)

17 matte lipstick hack

17. Matte Lipstick Hack: This is the easiest DIY on this round up. Make your lipstick matte by dabbing on a powder blush of the same color. Another genius move from the Beauty Department! (via The Beauty Department)

What beauty DIY do you do on the regular? Share it below.

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